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What is a Subluxation?


By ProMatcher Staff



My chiropractor says I have a subluxation.

What does that mean?


A subluxation occurs when one or more spinal vertebrae comes out of place and puts undo pressure on the spine that may cause varying degrees of back pain. A subluxation can occur as a result of stress, trauma, or a chemical imbalance within the body. If a subluxation goes untreated for a significant amount of time, it may lead to long-term pain, disease, and discomfort. When the spine is not properly aligned, it may prevent the central nervous system from functioning as usual.

A chiropractor can locate a subluxation and perform an adjustment to relieve or reduce the pain. He or she can also provide advice on how to avoid a future spinal subluxation.



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